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Huge Fare Cops on Muni on Major Holiday
by Register Peace & Freedom or Green
Thursday Jul 4th, 2013 4:50 PM
Four huge male cops in their 20s and 30s, all white, were on the Muni Metro today with their ticket books charging $75 for not paying a $2 fare. They were not embarrassed at all to be working on a holiday; they bragged that they received time and a half from us taxpayers. This is brought to us by the fascist war criminal Democratic Party, the same as the fascist war criminal Republican Party.
Four huge male cops in their 20s and 30s, all white, were on the Muni Metro today with their ticket books charging $75 for not paying a $2 fare. They were not embarrassed at all to be working on a holiday; they bragged that they received time and a half from us taxpayers. This is brought to us by the fascist war criminal Democratic Party, the same as the fascist war criminal Republican Party.

They tried to change the subject by bringing up the government's staged Boston bombing, but they were not SF police; they were fare police. The transit fare cops are usually non-white and mostly women; this was an unusual group both for its ethnic and gender difference and for showing up as a terrifying gang on a day we are supposed to be enjoying as a holiday so they can charge us $75 for not paying a $2 ticket.

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by NO SHAME
Thursday Jul 4th, 2013 10:49 PM
Alert the media...there were cops on MUNI...they happened to be white...and oh my GOD, they were physically fit and didn't look like pigeon chested emo kids. Clearly this plot hire physically fit police officers is just another capitalist machination. Unbelievable. I am SHOCKED.
by Register Peace & Freedom or Green
Friday Jul 5th, 2013 5:53 AM
These 4 young men were clearly not working as transit cops, a job for the workingclass of San Francisco, which is overwhelmingly nonwhite. The people who do have this job are not thin either, just not so tall. These are the kind of people who are not part of the workingclass of San Francisco or the rest of the United States. Just as the Boston bombing was staged by the FBI to promote the terrorism excuse for promoting fascism at home and blood for oil wars abroad, so too was this scene. They did not bother to give tickets to anyone. There was no reason to even mention the FBI staged Boston Reichstag Fire if one is a fare cop. They seemed to be surveying the scene.
by At the Mouth
Friday Jul 5th, 2013 7:55 AM
Wow, Peace & Freedom/Green - I had no idea that both of these parties had taken to pandering to the Alex Jones crowd. The tip off was the use of the "Reichstag Fire" comparison w/ the Boston Marathon bombing.

All I can say is, I'm just glad you're not on here trying to drum up the buying gold, trying to peddle water filter systems, or Tangy Tangerine.
by Charles Minster
Friday Jul 5th, 2013 1:54 PM
The idea is that these shake down artists are hired by the City of San Francisco to harrass the poor and working class. In the most recent figures is was determined that the City has spent over $8 million and collected just over $1 million so it is clear that the entire "enforcement" program is a political attack on the poor and working class. I recently got off a 38 Geary bus @Van Ness and O'Farrell to be greeted by 5 or 6 of these uniformed shake down artists as they checked the grandmothers w/walkers, mothers w/children and strollers and the veterans on canes and crutches to see if they had paid their $.75 or $2. Meanwhile, down on Montgomery Street, the brokers, bankers, hedge fund managers, real estate and mortage brokers waltz around with pockets full of money they stole and are given taxpayer money. On the MUNI we are constantly harranqed to "pay your fair share" while the rich laugh at us. I recently spoke at the Muncipal Transportation Agency Board hearing @City Hall and quered them as to what they do when the ticketed homeless can't pay dock their meals at Glide and St. Anthony's? Remember that Kenneth Harding was murdered by the cops in the Bayview when he couldn't produce a transfer.

The capitalist system in decay will stoop to anything and everything to harrass and divide the poor and working class so that the miniscle minority can continue to live off the backs of us all. Forward to a workers party and a workers' government. Those who produce the wealth must rule.